Youth Unemployment Rate by Country

Country Name 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
South Africa 53.79% 53.62% 53.66% 50.32% 51.35%
Libya 49.85% 50.09% 50.63% 50.66% 50.49%
Eswatini 46.24% 46.12% 46.02% 47.39% 48.78%
St. Lucia 45.86% 45.68% 45.68% 50.91% 48.64%
North Macedonia 45.40% 46.69% 48.20% 47.31% 53.09%
West Bank And Gaza 42.07% 41.66% 38.29% 37.01% 36.13%
St. Vincent And The Grenadines 41.58% 41.98% 42.35% 42.55% 42.42%
Greece 39.74% 43.47% 47.22% 49.72% 52.32%
Bosnia 39.32% 46.49% 54.98% 63.21% 63.27%
Namibia 37.89% 41.14% 44.37% 41.54% 38.86%
Armenia 37.78% 37.81% 35.99% 31.81% 36.78%
French Polynesia 37.40% 38.66% 39.91% 40.84% 41.46%
Gabon 35.77% 36.01% 36.18% 36.22% 36.22%
Botswana 35.68% 35.80% 35.84% 35.97% 35.80%
Jordan 35.14% 35.37% 35.63% 30.90% 28.49%
Tunisia 35.06% 34.75% 34.89% 34.16% 33.58%
Lesotho 34.61% 34.96% 34.84% 34.93% 34.90%
New Caledonia 34.40% 35.50% 36.61% 37.58% 38.55%
Spain 34.37% 38.57% 44.42% 48.32% 53.20%
Egypt 32.73% 32.95% 33.77% 34.29% 32.39%
Sudan 32.27% 32.36% 32.52% 32.61% 32.61%
Italy 32.22% 34.77% 37.81% 40.41% 42.79%
Haiti 30.01% 30.30% 30.57% 30.71% 30.80%
Algeria 29.66% 29.64% 25.59% 29.73% 25.34%
Montenegro 29.49% 31.72% 35.92% 37.56% 35.80%
Brunei 29.39% 29.95% 28.98% 27.06% 24.76%
Serbia 29.37% 31.52% 34.52% 42.57% 46.82%
Georgia 29.00% 29.16% 35.67% 36.50% 38.10%
Saudi Arabia 28.84% 26.85% 24.62% 29.15% 30.30%
Albania 28.63% 31.41% 35.01% 39.54% 38.68%
Barbados 28.44% 29.24% 28.88% 32.06% 33.31%
Brazil 28.27% 28.97% 26.92% 19.61% 15.56%
Iran 28.26% 27.99% 28.84% 25.91% 24.96%
Cabo Verde 27.61% 32.07% 31.09% 30.14% 29.01%
Uruguay 26.32% 25.00% 23.88% 22.61% 19.29%
Costa Rica 25.88% 21.00% 22.12% 22.68% 24.79%
Jamaica 25.65% 29.50% 33.43% 34.04% 35.42%
Iraq 25.27% 25.50% 22.70% 21.44% 20.13%
Yemen 24.29% 24.41% 24.58% 24.62% 24.47%
Bahamas 24.10% 22.10% 25.82% 25.04% 29.07%
Argentina 24.01% 23.03% 21.71% 20.51% 19.09%
Mauritius 23.77% 23.65% 22.44% 25.02% 24.30%
Croatia 23.70% 27.36% 31.29% 42.34% 45.52%
India 22.85% 22.72% 22.58% 22.34% 22.07%
Morocco 22.26% 22.35% 22.36% 20.92% 20.13%
Congo, Rep. 21.78% 22.03% 22.20% 22.18% 22.19%
Zambia 21.50% 21.62% 20.73% 19.73% 18.67%
Puerto Rico 21.49% 24.37% 25.95% 26.05% 29.49%
Guyana 21.34% 21.40% 21.53% 21.63% 21.77%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 21.09% 21.82% 22.52% 23.26% 24.08%
Sri Lanka 21.02% 20.55% 20.05% 19.26% 18.81%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.88% 20.98% 21.08% 20.98% 20.82%
Tajikistan 20.87% 21.01% 21.15% 21.24% 21.28%
France 20.69% 22.16% 24.46% 24.54% 24.12%
Djibouti 20.66% 20.78% 20.90% 20.92% 20.89%
Portugal 20.31% 23.89% 27.99% 32.02% 34.83%
Sao Tome And Principe 20.27% 20.43% 20.62% 20.72% 20.70%
Turkey 19.73% 20.08% 19.13% 18.13% 17.48%
Cyprus 19.50% 23.95% 27.93% 31.31% 34.38%
South Sudan 18.83% 19.06% 19.23% 19.25% 19.27%
Colombia 18.58% 17.84% 17.52% 16.64% 17.60%
Chile 18.22% 17.16% 16.02% 16.15% 17.07%
Ukraine 18.00% 19.00% 23.12% 22.50% 23.24%
Samoa 17.65% 17.86% 18.05% 18.30% 18.37%
Afghanistan 17.31% 17.50% 17.70% 17.82% 17.92%
Lebanon 17.28% 17.41% 17.57% 17.72% 17.88%
Mongolia 17.22% 17.32% 19.90% 12.61% 11.86%
Russia 17.10% 16.48% 16.72% 16.37% 14.04%
Finland 16.92% 19.99% 20.01% 22.27% 20.40%
Somalia 16.89% 17.12% 17.32% 17.48% 17.67%
Sweden 16.79% 17.82% 18.76% 20.21% 22.63%
Angola 16.47% 16.63% 16.81% 16.88% 16.91%
Indonesia 16.37% 15.37% 15.82% 17.10% 15.72%
Venezuela 16.31% 16.31% 16.34% 16.21% 16.19%
Romania 16.28% 18.35% 20.60% 21.55% 23.90%
Maldives 15.99% 15.90% 16.09% 14.69% 12.74%
Belgium 15.75% 19.23% 20.10% 22.13% 23.24%
Channel Islands 15.63% 16.03% 16.46% 16.84% 17.20%
Mali 15.37% 16.29% 17.23% 18.09% 8.02%
Belize 15.31% 15.38% 16.30% 16.42% 18.17%
Fiji 15.02% 15.08% 15.15% 14.97% 14.82%
Slovak Republic 14.95% 18.93% 22.22% 26.49% 29.72%
Kuwait 14.81% 13.69% 15.06% 15.30% 13.90%
Mauritania 14.66% 14.81% 15.00% 15.10% 15.07%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.35% 14.83% 15.55% 15.02% 13.96%
Luxembourg 14.08% 15.26% 18.68% 17.24% 22.02%
Ireland 13.85% 14.48% 16.89% 20.39% 23.57%
Nigeria 13.72% 13.96% 12.48% 7.81% 8.41%
Dominican Republic 13.38% 13.48% 16.84% 16.50% 13.39%
Oman 13.17% 13.40% 13.90% 15.03% 14.83%
Suriname 13.16% 13.27% 13.47% 13.52% 16.48%
Azerbaijan 13.15% 13.38% 13.42% 13.31% 13.42%
Guam 12.97% 13.38% 13.86% 16.84% 18.13%
Bulgaria 12.66% 12.91% 17.20% 21.64% 23.79%
Gambia 12.42% 12.60% 12.82% 12.80% 12.98%
Timor-Leste 12.34% 12.47% 12.75% 12.18% 11.35%
Equatorial Guinea 12.22% 12.41% 12.63% 12.77% 12.76%
Latvia 12.19% 16.93% 17.22% 16.28% 19.57%
Bangladesh 12.15% 12.30% 11.12% 10.80% 10.46%
Australia 11.87% 12.66% 12.67% 13.11% 13.28%
Estonia 11.84% 12.09% 13.40% 13.10% 14.99%
Poland 11.70% 14.76% 17.59% 20.68% 23.74%
New Zealand 11.59% 12.76% 13.27% 13.70% 14.97%
United Kingdom 11.22% 12.01% 12.93% 14.57% 16.88%
Uzbekistan 11.17% 11.20% 9.89% 9.81% 9.63%
Lithuania 11.11% 13.24% 14.43% 16.28% 19.26%
Canada 11.10% 11.60% 13.06% 13.16% 13.45%
Malaysia 11.03% 11.04% 11.00% 11.15% 9.88%
Belarus 10.65% 9.37% 10.73% 10.83% 10.83%
Paraguay 10.65% 10.80% 11.44% 10.89% 11.08%
Honduras 10.64% 10.86% 12.75% 11.19% 9.43%
South Korea 10.41% 10.20% 10.53% 10.31% 9.81%
Panama 10.39% 10.82% 8.29% 8.06% 6.95%
Nicaragua 10.32% 6.50% 7.57% 9.00% 8.59%
China 10.22% 10.56% 10.71% 10.83% 10.65%
Hungary 10.15% 10.66% 12.87% 17.21% 20.31%
Bhutan 9.91% 9.81% 9.76% 9.67% 8.76%
Comoros 9.78% 9.90% 10.03% 10.11% 10.12%
Norway 9.63% 10.30% 11.09% 9.87% 7.83%
El Salvador 9.45% 9.93% 9.66% 8.80% 9.76%
Austria 9.37% 9.78% 11.24% 10.56% 10.25%
Denmark 9.33% 11.01% 11.94% 10.79% 12.55%
Malta 9.12% 10.54% 10.68% 11.62% 11.68%
Singapore 9.04% 9.35% 9.12% 9.33% 8.72%
Sierra Leone 8.99% 9.13% 9.25% 9.44% 9.37%
Slovenia 8.83% 11.25% 15.25% 16.30% 20.23%
Ghana 8.79% 8.84% 11.40% 14.17% 13.61%
Vanuatu 8.71% 8.80% 8.91% 8.99% 9.03%
Eritrea 8.69% 8.81% 8.94% 8.97% 9.01%
Peru 8.56% 8.60% 8.71% 6.75% 7.58%
United States 8.52% 9.14% 10.32% 11.51% 13.28%
Zimbabwe 8.35% 8.44% 8.55% 8.58% 8.61%
Hong Kong 8.32% 8.66% 9.75% 10.48% 9.23%
Burkina Faso 8.03% 8.20% 8.38% 8.52% 8.60%
Pakistan 7.98% 7.60% 7.22% 6.73% 4.10%
Turkmenistan 7.98% 8.01% 8.05% 8.04% 8.01%
Ecuador 7.93% 8.43% 10.34% 8.81% 9.05%
Switzerland 7.93% 8.05% 8.57% 8.81% 8.58%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.90% 8.05% 8.21% 8.26% 8.32%
Senegal 7.73% 7.82% 7.96% 8.02% 9.11%
Malawi 7.48% 7.58% 7.70% 7.75% 7.77%
Moldova 7.41% 11.88% 11.28% 10.76% 9.85%
Vietnam 7.26% 7.23% 6.99% 6.67% 5.77%
Netherlands 7.19% 8.88% 10.83% 11.25% 12.72%
Kenya 7.18% 7.27% 7.33% 7.40% 7.46%
Israel 7.15% 7.27% 8.64% 9.33% 10.62%
UAE 7.05% 7.85% 5.83% 6.51% 7.03%
Mozambique 6.84% 6.96% 7.09% 7.15% 7.16%
Mexico 6.82% 6.83% 7.61% 8.51% 9.40%
Bolivia 6.81% 6.73% 6.84% 6.81% 4.63%
Czech Republic 6.73% 7.94% 10.49% 12.60% 15.86%
Philippines 6.60% 7.41% 7.70% 8.56% 9.56%
North Korea 6.30% 6.39% 6.43% 6.54% 6.56%
Germany 6.18% 6.75% 7.04% 7.23% 7.75%
Trinidad And Tobago 6.04% 6.48% 7.05% 4.49% 4.31%
Iceland 5.91% 7.56% 6.33% 8.60% 9.61%
Cameroon 5.82% 5.91% 5.98% 6.01% 6.04%
Central African Republic 5.71% 5.82% 5.94% 6.01% 6.12%
Macao 5.21% 5.20% 4.66% 4.36% 3.99%
Guinea 5.19% 5.20% 5.29% 5.47% 5.52%
Guatemala 4.89% 4.97% 5.62% 5.67% 5.74%
Benin 4.86% 5.01% 5.20% 5.32% 5.30%
Cuba 4.52% 4.50% 5.19% 6.03% 6.68%
Papua New Guinea 4.42% 4.51% 4.61% 4.64% 4.61%
Thailand 4.05% 4.41% 3.76% 3.15% 3.19%
Bahrain 3.98% 3.93% 4.58% 5.27% 5.26%
Guinea-Bissau 3.86% 3.93% 4.02% 4.08% 4.15%
Myanmar 3.81% 3.92% 2.59% 1.57% 1.58%
Kazakhstan 3.69% 3.78% 3.83% 3.77% 3.84%
Japan 3.58% 4.59% 5.09% 5.54% 6.33%
Togo 3.56% 3.64% 3.72% 3.76% 3.55%
Tanzania 3.54% 3.59% 3.65% 3.69% 3.71%
Tonga 3.49% 3.58% 3.67% 3.73% 3.75%
Ethiopia 3.21% 3.26% 3.33% 3.36% 3.38%
Madagascar 3.13% 3.20% 3.27% 3.31% 2.40%
Chad 3.01% 3.04% 3.06% 2.99% 2.92%
Burundi 2.71% 2.76% 2.82% 2.86% 2.82%
Uganda 2.47% 2.54% 2.63% 2.62% 2.66%
Nepal 2.20% 2.25% 2.41% 2.43% 2.45%
Liberia 2.16% 2.23% 2.31% 1.55% 1.86%
Lao PDR 1.72% 1.73% 1.74% 1.74% 1.72%
Rwanda 1.69% 1.77% 1.86% 1.89% 1.93%
Solomon Islands 1.13% 1.16% 1.20% 1.22% 1.24%
Cambodia 1.03% 1.08% 1.12% 0.74% 1.05%
Niger 0.61% 0.64% 0.66% 0.67% 0.67%
Qatar 0.45% 0.52% 0.49% 0.60% 0.76%